Leslie Smith and WREG News discuss Operation Opportunity
By Nick Jerez on October 25, 2016 Filed Under: Memphis, Medical District, Operation Opportunity, Anchor Strategy
WREG News Channel 3 Memphis interviewed Leslie Smith, President of the Entrepreneurship-Powered Innovation Center (EPIcenter), in advance of the October 26th kickoff of the "Operation Opportunity" initiative. The initiatve will give incentives to small, locally owned businesses to develop purchasing relationships with the big hospitals and universities in the Memphis Medical District. View the full interview here.
EPIcenter is a collaborative and community-wide strategic initiative led by Memphis Bioworks that is helping entrepreneurs conceive, launch and scale businesses in the Memphis region. U3 Advisors has been in engaged in the Memphis Medical District since 2014, in coordination with local partners such as EPIcenter, assisting with the design and implementation of a strategic Anchor Strategy, including the "Operation Opportunity" initiative. Read more about U3A's engagement in Memphis here.